Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Safety Work Gloves

Some of our Favorite Work Gloves in Four Categories

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Some of our Favorite Work Gloves in Four Categories

This week we’ve rounded up some of our favorite work gloves from across several different categories, so no matter what this summer brings you, you’ll be ready to go.   Leather:   When it comes to leather work gloves, hands down, our favorite is this Deerskin Leather Driver Glove. First of all, this glove is constructed from deerskin which is one of the supplest types of leather, which makes for super dexterous and pliable gloves. Deerskin can also withstand getting wet repeatedly without becoming stiff. This deerskin glove has a keystone thumb, which allows for greater range of motion while...

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Some Things You Might Not Have Known About Leather Work Gloves

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Some Things You Might Not Have Known About Leather Work Gloves

Leather work gloves are still one of the more popular options when it comes to gloves today. Despite their popularity, there are a few things that you may not know about these types of work gloves. We want to take the time to equip you with some facts about leather work gloves so that next time you’re in the market for a pair, you’re ready to make an informed decision. There are three things that leather work gloves defend against better than any other type of work glove. First is high temperatures! Before any sort of special treatment or coating, leather...

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A Few Tips in Hand Safety

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A Few Tips in Hand Safety

It is always helpful to learn new things, which is why this week we’ve rounded up a quick list of some tips you should familiarize yourself with when it comes to hand safety.  What Not to Do: Sometimes knowing what to avoid is just as important as knowing what to do. To improve your hand safety, avoid the following situations: doing an unsafe action “just this once”, placing hands near moving equipment parts, working fast instead of smart, putting hands where they are not visible to you, depending on your reflexes, wearing jewelry beneath your gloves. Analyze Your Job Hazards:...

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Save Time and Money Buying Work Gloves in Bulk

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Save Time and Money Buying Work Gloves in Bulk

So many of us shop at Costco, Sam’s Club, or other stores where we can buy groceries in bulk because it saves us time and money when it comes to providing food for our families. Well, the same is true when it comes to purchasing gloves. It is cheaper and more time efficient to purchase gloves in bulk. If you need some convincing, we’ve rounded up a handful of reasons to help change your mind.   Typical Negatives of Purchasing in Bulk Do Not Apply: The main risk that arises when it comes to normal bulk shopping is that there...

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What You Need to Know About the New ANSI/ISEA 138 Impact Glove Standard

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What You Need to Know About the New ANSI/ISEA 138 Impact Glove Standard

Recently a new update to the ANSI/ISEA standards was released, and we’ve got all the information you need to know. This is a standard that provides a unified classification system when it comes to impact protection among all manufacturers. This makes it easier for industries to make more informed choices when it comes to selecting impact-resistant gloves for their employees.   The goal of this new standard Is to help classify the different levels of impact protection found in various gloves, as opposed to a simple pass/fail standard like the EN 388. This new standard also shifts testing focus from...

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